Antoninus Pius, British Museum

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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This marble bust depicts emperor Antoninus Pius in a military dress in the early years of his reign. To quell unrest at the edge of the empire. he ordered the building of the "Antonine Wall" across northern Britain, from the Firth of Forth to the Firth of Clyde. Roman, c. 140 CE. (On loan from the British Museum, National Museum of Scotland Edinburgh, UK)

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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Amin, O. S. M. (2015, November 21). Antoninus Pius, British Museum. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4175/antoninus-pius-british-museum/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Antoninus Pius, British Museum." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified November 21, 2015. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4175/antoninus-pius-british-museum/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Antoninus Pius, British Museum." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 21 Nov 2015. Web. 19 Oct 2021.